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 - ; In an address before the Board of Directors...
; In an address before the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Valley Navigation Company, delivered on the occasion of his acceptance of the Presidency of the Institution, Judge Swayne says that, having once doubted the practicability of the company's enterprise, he had given it careful examination, and had now become not only satisfied, but more "even convinced that the project is meritorious, and if accomplished, must eventuate in the great advancement of all the commercial and material interests of the Mississippi valley:" He alludes to the originator of the enterprise as deserving for his private character the highest appreciation and "for his genius to rank with Ramsey and Fulton," whether his project should prove too far in advance of the age to succeed or not. He affirms, what those acquainted with him will believe, that he would not give countenance to the new project of Capt. DeHaven without be-

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  1. Memphis Daily Appeal,
  2. 19 Aug 1869, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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